The Benedictine Community at Malling Abbey is a community of Anglican Benedictine Nuns who continue to sustain a place of community and hospitality, offering a limited number of bedrooms for those wishing to stay residentially at the Abbey.
A Training Centre for Formation in Christian Ministry and Licensed Lay Ministry
The Diocese of Rochester use the St Benedict’s Centre for a range of teaching and study sessions. St Benedict’s is home for diocesan lay leadership formation comprising the Bishop’s Certificate in Foundation for Christian Ministry and the Licensed Lay Ministry programme. It is also used for Continuing Ministerial Development offered to lay and ordained ministers.
‘Learning in a place of prayer knowing the community pray for us is a deep and rich experience.’ (Student)
Based in the newly built Pax House, within the St Benedict’s Centre, the St Augustine’s College of Theology prepares men and women for ordained and licensed ministry and provides theological education for those pursuing formal study of Christian faith and practice.